fuel dump system

fuel dump system

A system designed to dump usable fuel in flight. Most aircraft are permitted a higher takeoff weight than their maximum landing weight. Jettisoning of additional fuel is permitted by the fuel dump system. This does not include dropping fuel tanks.
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The additional features that the naval version would have when compared to the other version of LCA are the LEVCON (Leading Edge Vortex Control Surface) to reduce the forward speed of the aircraft during carrier landing, Telescopic Landing Gear with high sink rate, Arrester Hook for deck recovery and fuel dump system for emergency deck recovery.
Fuel Dump System enables safe landing by reducing weight in event of an emergency landing immediately after launch from Carrier.